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2018 LEXUS LS RECALL (TIRES)

Make: Lexus
Model Year: 2018
Model: LS
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V134000
Component: TIRES
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 6,296
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 02/27/2019
Record Creation Date: 02/28/2019

2018 Lexus LS DEFECT SUMMARY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Lexus LS vehicles equipped with run-flat tires with a sidewall reinforcement layer inside the tire. The tire-on-wheel assembly process may have caused the reinforcement layer to crack, possibly resulting in the tire tread layer separating from the tire.

2018 Lexus LS DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the tire tread layer separates from the vehicle, vehicle handling and stability may be affected, increasing the risk of crash.

2018 Lexus LS RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Toyota will notify owners, and Lexus dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 22, 2019. Owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. The Toyota number for this recall is KLC.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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